• TueApr07 ECFE classes, Creative Play Center closed
    • TueApr07 Early Childhood Screening 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMFCC
    • TueApr07 5th Grade Orientation 6:00 PM to 7:30 PMFMS

Tiger Club (Childcare)

Fun, friends, and security are at the heart of the District's childcare program. Tiger Club offers high quality care for children from toddler through grade six. Fun activities, learning opportunities, an emphasis on social and emotional growth and a focus on school and community values are core to the Tiger Club programs. The goal is to accommodate working families while providing a secure and caring environment staffed by professional care practitioners. Three specific programs within the Tiger Club meet the needs of each age group.

Fridley Public Schools Emergency Child Care for Critical Workers (Tier 1 & 2)

Governor Walz's executive order closing schools also require schools to provide care to any district enrolled student ages 4 years to 12 years old, if the student’s parent/parents are considered Emergency (Tier 1) or Essential (Tier 2) workers.

For more details on who is included in the list of emergency and essential workers please click here: Essential Workers List

The survey below will help us determine the number of children who may need care. A link to the registration site, along with instructions are included in the survey (an email will be sent to you as well).  After completing the survey, please complete and submit a registration for your child/children so we can get you set up to start receiving care as soon as possible. 

Please note: Verification documentation, such as a letter from your employer or a picture of your employment identification badge is required to begin receiving services for your child. Send your employment verification to: jordan.wright@fridley.k12.mn.us  

HOURS: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

LOCATION: Fridley Community Center, 6085 7th Street NE, Fridley 55432

DAYS & DATES: Monday - Friday; from March 30 - April 30
*CLOSED April 9th, 10th and 27th for District Scheduled Days Off
*CLOSED May 1st & 4th for Planning Days

COST: No cost to families

If you would like to participate, please fill out this brief survey.

Itsy Bitsy Tigers (IB Tigers) Toddler

The toddler portion of Tiger Club, is located at the Fridley Community Center and is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Child (NAEYC). For Toddlers 16 months to 36 months of age, a staff to child ratio of one to seven with toddlers is maintained to provide small group and individual attention. Learning centers, indoor and outdoor play, circle time, music, stories, and outings contribute to a well- rounded development while preparing them for preschool. The hours of operation are from 6:30am to 5:30pm year round.

Call for Enrollment Availability & Information

Itsy Bitsy Toddler Program Manager: Christine Haubach - 763-502-5142 

Tiny Tigers Preschool

This preschool portion of Tiger Club, is located at the Fridley Community Center and are both licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). For preschoolers 3-5 years of age, a staff to child ratio of one to ten is maintained. This provides small group and individual attention. Learning centers, indoor and outdoor play, circle time, music, stories and outings prepare young ones for their elementary school experience. The hours of operation are from 6:30am to 5:30pm year round.

Call for Enrollment Availability & Information

Tiny Tigers Preschool Program Manager: Cami Herder - 763-502-5129

**For more information, availability and enrollment details about combining Tiny Tigers Childcare with the Fridley 4-Year Old Preschool please contact the Program Manager listed above.

Tiger Time School-Age

Tiger Time is the School Age component and is for students grades Kindergarten - 6th. Tiger Time offers a before and after school, Non-School day and Summer childcare at the Fridley Community Center. Tiger Time staff are members of Minnesota School-Age Childcare Association (MnSACA) and are trained in “out of school time” curriculum planning. Our program is an ideal place where students can explore their interests in a variety of fun and challenging activities designed to build confidence and foster independence in a safe, nurturing, environment. Whether attending Before & After School, on non-school days, or in the summer, Tiger Time is open 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Call for Enrollment Availability & Information

Tiger Time School-age Program Manager: Lindsey Crawford - 763-502-5137

Jordan Wright, Tiger Club Secretary (Accounts)
Fridley Community Center
6085 Seventh Street NE
Fridley, MN 55432
763-502-5107

Sally Leone, Coordinator
Fridley Community Center
6085 Seventh Street NE
Fridley, MN 55432
763 502-5135


Beginning on Monday, March 30, Fridley Public Schools is implementing its Distance Learning initiative for students. Click below for more information.

All public and charter schools will remain closed through May 4, 2020. Beginning on March 30, Fridley will implement its Distance Learning initiative for students.

While the school district is on spring break this week (March 23-27), Fridley students can receive a bagged lunch free of charge in several areas in and around the community.

During the statewide closure of Minnesota schools, Fridley Public Schools is providing childcare for children (ages 4 to 12 years old) who are children of Tier 1 and Tier 2 workers.

The Fridley High School Key Club earned the coveted "Distinguished Club" status and placed first in overall achievement at the Minnesota-Dakotas District Leadership Conference, held from March 6-8, 2020 in Fargo, North Dakota.

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